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: president obama, sworn in yesterday, promising to change the tax code, immigration laws, and act on climate change. good morning, everyone. we will spend the first part of this morning's "washington journal" on yesterday's inaugural address. for democrats, 202-585-3880. for republicans, 202-585-3881. for independents, 202-585-3882. also, send us a tweet, twitter.com/c-spanwj. post your comments on facebook, or you can e-mail us. journal@c-span.org. let me begin this morning, this is "the wall street journal," had line. "obama vows aggressive agenda." "he is looking beyond the fiscal battle set to dominate the coming weeks." and then a side story, an analysis. "the president is set to fight over a new to do list." "the inauguration was not only grayer, he sounded less like a man ready for lofty flights and more ready for ground battles." and then here is "the washington post," this morning. there had lyme, "we must act." -- there had line, "we must act -- their headline, "we must act." "the new york times," this morning, "a limitless vision." "speech gives quiet goals center stage." "our jou
reform as president obama heads to las vegas to talk about the issue. before leaving, the president about itsestions foreign policy record alongside his secretary of state hillary clinton. that's where we begin this morning with you. we want to hear your thoughts on the role of the u.s. on the world stage. give us a call this morning on the democratic line, the republican line, and the independent. 585-u're outside the u.s., 3883. you can reach us on facebook or twitter or e-mail. good monday morning to you. we want to start with the interview with president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton from last night that appeared on "60 minutes." here's how it played in a couple papers from around the country. here's the new york times headline -- and the culpeper star has -- i want to read you from the story that was in the hill newspaper this morning, the congressional newspaper here in washington. what we want to do now is take you to a clip from last night of that interview. here is president obama. [video clip] >> we helped to put together and lay the groundwork for liberating liby
'll be joined by former governor and senator tim kane to discuss the obama administration's efforts to reduce gun violence. can -- tim ak -- kaine was the governor of virginia during the shootings at virginia tech back in 2007. also, there was an announcement yesterday by senator dianne feinstein, banning assault weapons. that is available on our web site at c-span.org. pentagon lifting the ban on women in combat. tom in ohio, what are your thoughts on all this? caller: there were some women suing the pentagon over the lack of being able to get into combat. the requirement for combat -- they are using that to be promoted. the good old boy network, if you do not want women to advance, you require combat and you cannot let them go to combat. i think the timing is curious with a lawsuit being in court now. host: thank you for the call. date on the republican line, from new jersey. caller: one thing i wanted to point out. i think the gentleman earlier said he was a sniper in vietnam. he brings up some cogent points. i understand and appreciate a lot of what he is saying. i look at it slightly dif
. republicans are talking about their own priorities and reacting to president obama's inauguration speech. we're like to hear your advice for the president for his second term. here are the numbers to call. you can also find us online. share your comments over twitter or join the conversation on facebook. you can also e-mail us. we're asking you this morning your advice for the second obama administration. isedobama speech rate stark choices, says the new york times. we would like to hear from you this morning, what you think republican options are and what your advice is. here's what's happening on capitol hill today. house gop poised to extend the debt limit. that's the headline in "usa today." the bill would buy time and would set the stage for a physical fight. house republicans are scheduled to vote today to extend a $16.40 trillion at the opening salvo in a renewed battle this year to pass a federal budget and reduce the debt. the headline in the washington times, the front page looks like this -- the reporter on that story and joins us now from the "washington times. good morning and t
next to president obama as the marines carried the flag draped caskets off of the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers, the sons and daughters, and the wives left alone to raise their children. it has been one of the grade honors of my life to lead the men and women of the state department and u.s. a id. nearly 70,000 serving here in washington, more than 270 posts around the world, they get up and go to work every day often in difficult and dangerous circumstances because they believe as we believe the united states is the most extraordinary force for peace and progress the world has ever known. >> back to your calls. scott, good morning. caller: i think hillary clinton is very intelligent and smart. publicly she is very smart. however, when you look at the history, when she was the wife of clinton and they bombed us in kenya, nothing was done because she had a political agenda to be president. so she kept pushing it off, her husband to fight the war until they get out of office so they would not have that under them. because she do
will be in washington and president obama travels to las vegas. in washington news, the iowa senator announced he will not seek reelection next year. throughout this month governors are addressing their legislatures and constituents and laying out their visions for the year ahead. c-span has been carrying many of these state of the state addresses. we would like to hear from you, what are the biggest issues in your state? and what an -- and what are you and your neighbors talking about? here are the numbers to call -- you can also find as online -- send us a tweet by typing @c spanwj. state and local governments are on their best financial shape since the recession. given leeway to cushion the u.s. economy from federal budget cuts. here are some other stories in the news. this is from "the national council of state legislatures," which runs up what lawmakers are facing as they enter their session throughout the country. it says, -- it also looks at corrections costs. helping america become more energy dependent. and paying for transportation structure, roads, bridges, things like that. also, educ
," your paper, says boil boil officials -- says obama officials ruled in power, courts cut power of appointment, judges limit action during senate recesses. the president exceeded his constitutional authority by making appointments when the senate was on a break last year, a federal appeals court ruled friday the court's broad ruling would sharply limited power that presidents throughout history have used to make recess appointments in the face of senate opposition and inaction. so, josh hicks of the "the washington post," tell us, how did we get to this point and what does it mean going forward for the president, all presidents, in their ability to make recess appointments? guest: well, just a little bit of background, i guess, how the president made those appointments. they happened at a time when republican lawmakers had filibustered to prevent the confirmation of richard cordery to head the financial protection bureau. so republicans had argued that no president has made a recess appointment during recess of less than 10 days, that they were also at that time holding these se
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